mckarlie

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Gaslighting…Not As Good As Electric Lighting, I assure you.

on July 16, 2013

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Hello everyone! Sorry for not posting for a bit, as I’ve been dealing with a big move to the south. I’m all settled in now and I plan on posting once more!

Today we are going to talk about gaslighting. For reference, gaslighting is a form of mental abuse where in which false information is presented with the intent of making a victim doubt his or her own memory, perception, or sanity. This could be something as simple as simple denial about committing a wrongdoing all the way to redirecting the blame to the accuser.

What does this mean in laymen’s terms? Let’s look at a quick example. Say you’re a serial thief. You can’t stop taking money from your friends and family. Whenever someone accuses you about your wrongdoings, you call them silly or crazy and claim that they must be imagining things. That person, in turn, doubts their…

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